The Material Planner II will report to the Material Planning Manager in a strategic, high-growth, change-oriented, dynamic work environment. The Material Planner II will be responsible for the management of materials, oversee the flow of material from receiving to the production floor, and perform a

MFG Planner York PA

PDS Tech, Inc. • 
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Position Type: Contractor
Job Description:
The Material Planner II will report to the Material Planning Manager in a strategic, high-growth, change-oriented, dynamic work environment. The Material Planner II will be responsible for the management of materials, oversee the flow of material from receiving to the production floor, and perform activities to ensure operational excellence, tracking and traceability of materials, collaboration and support of other functional groups such as Operations, Programs, Finance and Supply Chain. You will utilize our MRP system, support peers, interface with internal customers with respect to production planning, problem resolution, and process improvement, monitor and prioritize workload. If you are looking for an incredible opportunity to promote key values while impacting the lives of our fighting soldiers around the world, York, PA is where you want to be. Skills Required • Understand master production schedule, and communicate with internal/external supply chain organization for impacts to schedule. • Plans and executes production control schedules and coordinates the internal/external supply chain material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials to meet on time line delivery requirements • Track material shortages for job orders, kitting, sub-assemblies based on bill-of-materials or drawings or configuration. Highlight to management critical part shortages that will jeopardize production schedule • Balances current and future demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements • Create and release job orders based on bill-of-materials and configuration. Close work orders after sub-assemblies, assemblies and processing are complete • Maintain materials, parts and bill of materials, ensuring line side material setup supports efficient material flow and is aligned with current configuration • Prepare and publish Line Risk material status reports to various production lines • Update Work Orders based on Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) • Transact daily replenishment orders in accordance with MRP for assigned production line. Collaborate with floor support engineering, quality control, technicians, programs, and operations supervision to assess material needs • Provides training support for Part Review Team (PRT) to determine disposition of nonconforming parts and make recommendation to prevent scrap. • Process expedite shipment requests, as needed with purchasing • Manage data integrity of our MRP Material Data attributes and drive accountability to key performance indicators that measure MRP health • Establish, monitor, and verify MRP system parameters, including buffers, inventory levels by performing audits of line side material • Review, action, and follow-up exception messages in a promptly manner. • Prepare and process documents such as release requests, shipping documents, material requests, move tags, etc. • Ensure inventory is transferred to the floor and available for production prior to planned need date • Participate in Production change teams to communicate potential material cost and schedule impact of engineering changes orders (ECOs); with a focus on preventing new and reducing existing inventory obsolescence. • Must have experience in creating metrics for production demands, tracking part shortages, open PO's, track due dates and inventory report • Coordinate and expedite flow of materials, parts, and assemblies between departments, according to manufacturing schedules or priorities, and compiles and maintains manual or computerized record • Manage receipt and issue of depot hardware as well as managing inventory for depot repair • Reconcile monthly and annual cycle counts • Support program screening and disposition effort associated with contract close out • Implement material related Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) for all applicable Work Orders
Job Requirements:
Associate’s Degree in a technical or business related disciplin or equivalent work experience. • 3+ years of relevant experience in Manufacturing/Production Operations, MRP, Materials Planning, Inventory Control and/or Supply Chain • Basic understanding of MRP fundamentals and ability to use metrics • The ideal candidate will be ambitious and motivated by gaining a broad exposure to all facets of the organization • Impeccable work ethic, flexible, hands-on and can adapt quickly • Sense of urgency and critical thinking • Ability to professionally communicate with stakeholders and customers at all levels • Comfortable in a results driven environment • Customer service focused, with willingness to own the customer experience • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word and Excel, Outlook) and basic proficiency with Power Point • Ability to collaborate with all levels of personnel and customers • Strong self-motivator with excellent verbal/written communication skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task, and possess process improvement and problem resolution skills • US Citizenship is a requirement for employment
 PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally
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